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Media Maven Robert Logan’s new $45 book out The Extended Mind!

Logan’s jammed web site for all the free stuff

hoax of myths of WWII update!

May 13, 2008An interview with Nicholson Baker author ofHuman Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization.Baker delivers a deeply moving indictment of the treasured myths that have romanticized much of the 1930s and ’40s. Incorporating meticulous research and well-documented sources — including newspaper and magazine articles, radio speeches, memoirs, and diaries — the […]

What’s a wife worth? update and upgrade with Joanna & Craig Barnes

new interview   May 02, 2008 – Craig Barnes(51 minutes – 23.7mb)Craig Barnes is an author, essayist, playwright and international mediator.     His books include In Search Of The Lost Feminine, Decoding the Myths that Radically Reshaped Civilization, an analysis of the roles of women as they appear in archeology and myth before the patriarchy.   http://www.futureprimitive.org/GAIAlogues.html   […]

Daniel Kahneman – A Bat and a Ball Cost $1.10

[Update 9/8/2010 A paper Danny co-authored, “Income’s Influence on Happiness” has just been released.] … the bat costs $1 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? Daniel Kahneman KNOWS that the first thought that entered your head was $.10–even if you’re a Computer Science major at MIT. But that’s the wrong answer. […]

Lev Manovich @ D|MA UCLA May 1, Thur., 2008 12:30PM

Lev Manovich is the author of Soft Cinema: Navigating the Database (The MIT Press, 2005), Black Box – White Cube (Merve Verlag Berlin, 2005), and The Language of New Media (The MIT Press, 2001) which is hailed as “the most suggestive and broad ranging media history since Marshall McLuhan.” UCLA listing and details.

Long Dark night by John Fogerty

jF George is in the jungle knockin’ on the door come to get your children wants to have a war Long Dark Night Lyrics

A SHORT COURSE IN THINKING ABOUT THINKING

A “Master Class” By Danny Kahneman Danny Kahneman along with Amos Tversky won the 2002 Nobel Prize in economics for their discovery of behavioral economics. I learned about them through reading Nassim Nicholas Taleb‘s “Fooled By Randomness” and then Daniel Gilbert’s “Stumbling on Happiness” I’ve become very interested in cognitive biases– as I understand them, […]